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Macrochelys (Macroclemys) temminckii -  Alligator Snapping Turtle

 

Related links:

Long Necks, Flat Heads and the Evolution of Piscivory -  Scott Thomson

Macrochelys temminckii - La tortuga aligator o tortuga caimán -  Jesús Mendoza

Macrochelys Gallery

 

Status: 

IUCN Red List Category: VU - Vulnerable
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species Protection Status (CITES): Appendix III

Year Total Wild % Wild

2003

32,978 24 0.0008%
2004 31,895 0 0%
2005 25,593 0 0%
Total for all three years 90,466 24 0.0002%

 

Chinese market photo

 

         

 

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